Mary, Owner of TSE met this bride when she was only a few days old. They brought Mary home from the hospital and introduced her to her big sis, Nicole. Would you say no to the one who has been the best keeper of secrets, the one who grounds you and the one whose quiet […]

Nicole & Ben – Culpepper Barn

While every wedding calls for an overall seamless execution with every detail in place, it’s always hurricane season on the east coast that reminds me exactly why a wedding planner is worth every penny.  With Dorian relentless in her mission to ruin any outdoor plans for the weekend the team at TSE was in full […]

Venue, costly. Flowers, expensive. Wedding planner, priceless!

Culpepper Barn has become a familiar venue for us. It’s an equestrian horse barn in the heart of Pungo, Virginia that blends timeless tradition with a down to earth relaxed atmosphere. This vibe brings all the DIY brides our way. We have transformed this space in countless ways, and each time we are amazed at […]

Sarah & Todd: Culpepper Barn

This wedding season has been so busy, and we are enjoying every single second of it!! The HOT days, the rainy days, and everything in-between has been such a blessing in so many different ways. Let me tell ya, it is beyond worth it when we send our brides down the aisle to their dream […]

Channing & Kyle : The Mann Estate

Featured this week on the blog is none other than TSE’s fearless entrepreneur, Mary Pilkington herself! Born and raised in the Pungo area of Virginia Beach, VA she graduated from Virginia Wesleyan College where she studied Criminal Justice & Sociology. She is married to her high school sweetheart Jamie and just this past February they […]

Q + A: Owner, Mary Pilkington

TSE’s team is a huge supporter of getting involved within our community. Being around folks who are so passionate & determined to make a difference is so refreshing. Aristotle and Kaitlin, founders of Saving Kids Dreams are the biggest breath of fresh air. They have so much drive to make a difference and they have […]

Saving Kids Dreams Foundation – Aviation Museum

Dustin & Lindsay – Private Beach Wedding

Non-traditional things are okay. Doing things out of order is okay. Certain life events happen that throw things off a big and that’s okay! Our very own Lead Coordinator Kandis and her sweet guy Darien asked for our assistance for their special elopement. Kandis and Darien eloped in downtown Norfolk at waterside. It was chilly […]

Kandis + Darien- Elopement

Have you ever been to a wedding or an event and found yourself obsessed with the glamorous details? Courtney & Sam’s wedding did that for us. They chose to say, “I do” at the Chrysler Museum in downtown Norfolk; a historical art museum with the most intricate interior design. This venue made for such a […]

Courtney + Sam – Chrysler Museum

Here at TSE we are suckers for when brides bring sentimental value into their big day. This wedding took place at Goshen Scout Reservation, which has been a part of Trish’s family since the 60’s! Her grandfather was one of the original Goshen Bears. Her grandfather and many other members of the family donated a […]

Trish + Eric – Gosh Scout Reservation

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